tip-sharing

Starbucks tip-sharing
12:30 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

NY high court eyes who can tap Starbucks' tip jars

Starbucks is defending its tip-sharing policy in New York, with its attorney telling the state's top court that baristas and shift supervisors divide up the cash jar weekly because they essentially provide the same customer service.

Attorney Rex Heinke says assistant store managers are excluded because they have an essentially different role and "real power" over the others.

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